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The Little Mermaid Autumn 2006 Tour

The Little Mermaid Autumn 2006 Tour Playing in Belfast for the very first time, The Little Mermaid makes a triumphant return to Northern Ireland after 100 sell-out shows and a breathtaking International tour to Taiwan, Denmark, Serbia and the UK.

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What they said:

  • “The award-winning theatre company has gone from strength to strength...showcasing the very best of inventiveness and talent.”
  • Belfast News Letter, May 2005
  • “Full marks must also go to a very fit, talented and energetic cast in what is already a world-class production by this innovative, ambitious and risk-taking local company."
  • Belfast Telegraph, November 2006

The Country Boy

This bittersweet family drama focuses on two brothers, Eddie, living the American dream and Curly, stuck in the muck, working the family farm and fighting with his father. After fifteen years away, Eddie brings his wife back home to meet the folks and take Curly back with them, prompting a flurry of new curtains, posh napkins and panic about what they'll eat - she'll never have seen anything like the spuds and cabbage we have...

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  • “Portstewart’s Big Telly, on their 20th anniversary, are in a league of their own under truly innovative director Zoë Seaton.” 
  • Ulster Tatler, February 2007

The Scarlet WWWeb

Two stories a century apart, one about the last witch burned in Ireland, the other about internet infidelity. Two worlds with common ground, and two couples who don’t know each other as well as they thought they did...Economic pressure, pipe dreams and a belief in made up worlds link rural 19th Century Ireland with today’s technology driven domain but a firewall hasn’t been invented yet which protects us from ourselves.

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What they said:

  • “Zoë Seaton’s direction is crisply focused, making a virtue of the fast-edit structure of the writing”,“slick work also on the technical front: the dozens of lighting cues... are seamlessly effected” ,“the action hurtles melodramatically to a conclusion...”
  • Irish Theatre Magazine
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